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EU 'safe' travel list

Who can travel to Europe from 1 Jul?

The European Union plans to open its borders to non-essential travellers such as tourists and most business people from a limited number of countries outside the bloc from 1 July.

A passenger wearing a protective face mask walks at Fiumicino Airport, where new security measures have been implemented ahead of a further loosening of movement restrictions on 3 June, when Italy is due to reopen its borders to travellers from Europe to unwind its rigid lockdown due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Rome, Italy, 28 May 2020.

Bangladesh seeks Slovenia’s support on Rohingya issue

Slovenian president Borut Pahor has assured Bangladesh of extending its support for an immediate and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas to their ancestral lands in Myanmar

Rohingya camps south of Cox's Bazar in southeast Bangladesh that now make up the world's largest refugee settlement, home to more than 900,000 people. Balukhali camp, Bangladesh, on 28 January 2019.

EU proposes emergency leeway on gene engineering rules for COVID-19 vaccines

The proposal is part of a wider EU strategy, which also includes investing around 2 billion euros ($2.3 billion) for the advance purchase of vaccines under development, in a bid to secure enough ...

EU proposes emergency leeway on gene engineering rules for COVID-19 vaccines

Germany to lift travel ban for EU, UK, Schengen countries from 15 June

Germany will lift a travel ban for European Union member states plus Britain, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland from 15 June as long as there are no entry bans or large-scale lockdowns ...

Planes of German airline Lufthansa are parked on the tarmac at Frankfurt airport as the spread of the coronavirus outbreak continues, Frankfurt, Germany, 24 March 2020.

Trump postpones G7 summit, seeks to add countries to invitation list

Trump said the G7, which groups the world's most advanced economies, was a "very outdated group of countries" in its current format.

US president Donald Trump speaks to reporters aboard Air Force One while returning to Washington from Cape Canaveral, Florida, US, 30 May 2020.

EU to unveil trillion-euro rescue package

European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen will on Wednesday propose a roughly one-trillion-euro post-virus recovery fund for Europe, but will have to win over sceptical member states

EU to unveil trillion-euro rescue package

Foreign minister for ensuring transparency in dev partners’ aid activities

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has conveyed the European ambassadors stationed in Dhaka that freedom without responsibility may result in social chaos and indiscipline

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen holds a meeting through videoconferencing with the ambassadors of Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the European Union delegation in Dhaka on 20 May 2020

EU to mobilise over €334m to combat COVID-19 in Bangladesh

The European Union (EU) on Wednesday said the team Europe is mobilising over € 334 million or around Tk 31 billion to tackle the COVID-19 situation and its aftermath in Bangladesh

EU to mobilise over €334m to combat COVID-19 in Bangladesh

EU provides Tk 4.28b to Bangladesh for education development

The European Union has provided Tk 4.28 billion (46.125 million euro) to the Bangladesh government to support the country’s key national reforms in the education sector

EU provides Tk 4.28b to Bangladesh for education development

EU should temporarily ban Chinese takeovers: Germany's Weber

The German government agreed last month to tighten rules to protect domestic firms from unwanted takeovers by investors from non-European Union countries

Manfred Weber, a senior German conservative and head of the centre-right EPP grouping in the EU Parliament
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